Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits serine-type endopeptidase activity. Involved in enkephalin processing; nervous system development; and protein autoprocessing. Localizes to the extracellular space. Predicted to colocalize with the secretory granule. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in myocardial infarction and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Orthologous to human PCSK2 (proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 2).